Kelly Overton Biography 2024: Age, Relationship, Height, Husband, Children, Career, Education and Personal Life

Kelly Overton Biography 2024: Age, Relationship, Height, Husband, Children, Career, Education and Personal Life
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Kelly Overton, an American actress, gained recognition for her role as Vanessa Van Helsing in the 2016 Syfy fantasy drama series Van Helsing.

Occupation Actress
Years active 2000–present

(m. 2004)

Children 3

Early Life

Overton was raised in Wilbraham, Massachusetts. Following her graduation from Minnechaug Regional High School in 1997[1], she pursued her studies at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City. She successfully completed her education, earning the prestigious Charles Jehlinger Award, the highest honor bestowed by the academy.

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She has showcased her talent in off-Broadway performances, regional Shakespeare productions, and various TV shows.

Her national television debut came in 2000 when she portrayed Rainn Wilkins on All My Children for several months. In 2002, she made a triumphant return to the theater scene on Broadway, joining the original stage cast of The Graduate as an understudy for multiple roles.

Eventually, she took over the role of Elaine Robinson from Alicia Silverstone, sharing the stage with Kathleen Turner and Jason Biggs.

In 2008, she collaborated with her husband, Judson Pearce Morgan, to write, direct, produce, and star in The Collective.

Additionally, she portrayed Christie Monteiro in the 2009 film adaptation of the popular fighting game series Tekken. Her notable TV appearances include the role of werewolf Rikki Naylor in the HBO series True Blood and her co-starring role as Ann in “In My Sleep.”

In 2016, she landed the lead role of Vanessa Helsing in the Syfy television series Van Helsing.


Reviewer Todd Mason of TV Guide praised Kelly Overton’s performance as Andrea Barton in the Numbers episode “Hollywood Homicide”, stating that she excelled in her small role.

In his review of The Collective, Joshua Tanzer commended Overton’s directorial debut (with husband Judson Pearce Morgan), describing it as beautifully shot and well crafted.

Additionally, Farley Elliott of LAist expressed admiration for Overton’s captivating performance in the film, which she also helped to write, and highlighted her directing skills, stating that viewers truly want to see her succeed.

Personal Life

Overton tied the knot with fellow actor Judson Pearce Morgan in March of 2004. Their daughter was born in 2011. It was revealed at San Diego Comic-Con 2017 that Overton was expecting during the filming of the second season of Van Helsing. Her second daughter was born in July 2017. Overton shared the news of her son’s birth in August 2019.



Year Title Role Notes
2003 It Runs in the Family Erica
2004 Breaking Dawn Dawn
2005 The Ring Two Betsy
2006 You Did What? Day
2007 The Wager Tessa
2008 The Collective Tyler Clarke also co-writer, co-producer, co-director
2009 Under New Management Julie Capp
2009 Tekken Christie Monteiro
2010 In My Sleep Ann


Year Title Role Notes
2000–2001 All My Children Rain Wilkins Recurring role, 17 episodes
2003 Without a Trace Audrey Rose Episode: “There Goes the Bride”
2003 The Practice Debbie Huber Episode: “We the People”
2004 The Division Cheryl Madison Episode: “Crawl Space”
2004 Wedding Daze Dahlia Landry Television film
2005 The Studio Heather Falls Episode: “Pilot”
2006 Desolation Canyon Olivia Kendrick Television film
2006 CSI: NY Lynette Richmont Episode: “Wasted”
2006 Close to Home Lori Hulse Episode: “Still a Small Town”
2006 Desperation Cynthia Smith Television film
2006 Twenty Questions Kate Lewis Television film
2007 Cold Case Johanna Kimball (1981) Episode: “Blood on the Tracks”
2007 Criminal Minds Ranger Lizzie Evans Episode: “Open Season”
2007 Numbers Andrea Barton / Tracy Meade Episode: “Hollywood Homicide”
2008 Psych Ashley Episode: “There Might Be Blood”
2009 Medium Robin Aaronson Episode: “Soul Survivor”
2009 CSI: Miami Kaitlyn Sawyer Episode: “Dead on Arrival”
2009 NCIS Metro Det. Megan Hanley Episode: “The Inside Man”
2009–2010 Three Rivers Det. Rena Yablonski Episodes: “Alone Together”, “Every Breath You Take”
2010 Madso’s War Cheryl Keane Television film
2011 In Plain Sight Grace Haddick / Grace Littleton Episode: “A Womb with a View”
2011 Ricochet Det. Deedee Bowen Television film
2012–2013 Beauty and the Beast Claire Sinclair Episodes: “Saturn Returns”, “On Thin Ice”, “Trust No One”
2012–2013 True Blood Rikki Naylor Recurring role, 14 episodes
2014 Unforgettable Lt. Col. Emily Swain Episode: “The Haircut”
2014 Correcting Christmas Ali Pennebaker Television film
2015 Legends Nina Brenner Main role (season 2)
2016–2021 Van Helsing Vanessa Helsing Lead role
2023 S.W.A.T. Eva Episode: “Pariah”

Kelly Overton Net Worth

Kelly Overton is an American actress who has a net worth of $4 million. She is best known for starring as Vanessa Van Helsing on the TV series Van Helsing.



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